Qualifications of as Deacon

Based on the qualifications outlined in Acts 6 and 1Timothy 3, deacons serve Christ by serving the church itself. Among other responsibilities, the men who hold this distinction at First Dallas meet each month and assist in serving The Lord’s Supper.

Men to be considered to the Fellowship of Deacons at First Baptist Church, Dallas:

1. Shall be a member of the church in good standing
2. Shall be at least 30 years of age
3. Shall be Spirit-filled
4. Shall set a high standard of Christian living
5. Shall be active and faithful in all major areas of church life
6. Shall not be one to gossip
7. Shall believe and practice tithing to the local church
8. Shall have compassion for the lost and seek to win them to the Lord, Jesus Christ
9. Shall be the husband of one wife
10. Shall believe that the Bible is the inspired word of God, inerrant and infallible in its original manuscript
11. Shall believe in salvation by grace, through faith, on the basis of the substitutionary death of Christ for sinners
12. Shall rule his children and his own house well
13. Shall be able to keep in confidence those things which should not be discussed with others
14. Shall recognize the God-given spiritual leadership that is incumbent upon the office of a pastor and seek to serve under that leadership
15. Shall be a man of prayer

2017 Meeting Schedule

6-8pm | Lovvorn Hall
All meetings are on Tuesday evenings

January 17  
February 21  
No March Meeting 
April 25  
May 16  
June 20  
No July Meeting 
August 22
September 19  
October 24  
November 14
December 19  

Other Important Dates

Deacon Banquet | February 3
New Deacon Ordination | September 20, 6:30pm
New Deacon Orientation | September 29 & 30

Lord’s Supper Dates

Palm Sunday | April 9 | 6pm
Labor Day | September 3 | Both Morning Services & Day One
Thanksgiving Dinner | November 19 | 5:30pm
Christmas Eve Candelight Worship | December 24 | 5:30pm

Welcome to First Baptist Dallas! Our mission is to transform the world with God's Word...one life at a time. We are a church with a legacy that is built on the Bible, and we continue that legacy today. With multiple service times and options, as well as age group Sunday School classes, we have something for everyone. Join us on Sundays in person or online beginning at 9:15am.
Address :
1707 San Jacinto,
Dallas,
TX - 75201
United States.
Tel : 214-969-0111